Operator

Last updated 1 hours ago
Location:Portland
Job Type:Full Time

Alcoa (NYSE: AA) is a global industry leader in bauxite, alumina and aluminum products, with a strong portfolio of value-added cast and rolled products and substantial energy assets. Alcoa is built on a foundation of strong values and operating excellence dating back nearly 130 years to the world-changing discovery that made aluminum an affordable and vital part of modern life. Since inventing the aluminum industry, and throughout our history, our talented Alcoans have followed on with breakthrough innovations and best practices that have led to efficiency, safety, sustainability and stronger communities wherever we operate.

About the opportunity

We are seeking applications for the role of Operator at our Portland Aluminium Smelter. We will consider all levels of experience; whether you are an experienced operator or have a real passion to work in our industry, with transferrable skills to offer.

Operators at Alcoa Portland Aluminium work in the Smelting production process, performing a range of duties to ensure production occurs in a safe and efficient manner, with on-the-job training provided.

The responsible nature of these roles requires self-starters who enjoy working in a supportive team environment and who can take responsibility for their part of the production process.

Flexibility is required, as an Operator role may workdays (Monday – Friday) or on a 12-hour rotating shift roster; working days, nights and weekends.

For the right candidate, flexible work arrangements would be considered for this role. Please let us know when you apply if this is something you are seeking.

As a nationally recognised employer of choice for gender equity and advocate for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex inclusion, Alcoa encourages applications from women, people of a diverse group of backgrounds and those with different skills and life experiences.

About you

To play a part in our ongoing success we are seeking someone with:

  • The ability to learn new skills and follow safe work instructions
  • To be fit and able to work in a practical / hands-on work environment
  • A dedicated approach to work
  • Flexibility is required, as the role is a 12-hour rotating shift roster.
  • Basic computer literacy
  • A current driver’s licence
  • Problem solving ability
  • Well-developed problem solving, communication and interpersonal skills
  • A high level of self-sufficiency and initiative to work both independently and as part of a team, and
  • Commitment to the environment, health and safety in the workplace; with strong values toward working safely and care towards oneself and others.

Why Alcoa?

Our values – act with integrity, operate with excellence, care for people – are at the foundation of everything we do.

At Alcoa we strive to create an inclusive workplace where employees can bring their whole selves to work regardless of their background. We know it starts and finishes with you, which is why our value ‘care for people’ is so important to us. It ensures not only your physical safety but also provides an inclusive and welcoming workplace for people from all walks of life, encouraging diversity of thought from each and every person.

We embrace change, new ideas and promote a culture of respect and equal opportunity. Our employment programs, underpinned by diversity and equality, continue to be recognised and rewarded. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, women and LGBTIQ+ job seekers.

As an Alcoa employee, you will embark on growth opportunities and can truly make a difference being part of an organisation that respects and considers flexibility whilst empowering you with stimulating and challenging work.

Flexible work arrangements may be considered, please let us know when you apply if this is something you are seeking.

Applications close

Thursday 4 March 2021

Please include the following information with your application, by the close date

  • A cover letter and your current resume

Previous applicants are welcome to reapply. Please note that if you wish to be considered for this Operator vacancy and have previously applied, you will need to apply again, under this vacancy

Please note that no agency applications will be accepted at this time.

Additional information

  • You will only be contacted if you are shortlisted for an interview, this process can take up to four weeks from the closing date.

  • This position is available only to permanent Australian residents or applicants who hold the relevant Visa with authority to work in Australia. Please ensure this information is clearly stated on your application.